Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Surviving Halloween

By Jeff Mitchell

October 25, 2010

Filed under Health&Wellness

After the glory of Halloween night has ended, the reality of early morning classes on Nov. 1 hits hard. Here are some friendly words of advice to prepare you for the hardships of the next day. Prep the night before Even though you want ...

Local Food Movement Going Strong In Amherst, Hadley, NoHo

By Brendan Murphy

May 2, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink, Health&Wellness, Lifestyle

It’s no secret that Amherst ­– and many areas of western Massachusetts – is a farming community. Much of the local economy is driven by agriculture, and the products grown right down the street are often sold to restaurants...

Hampshire reproductive rights conference a success

By Christiana McDougal

April 22, 2010

Filed under Health&Wellness

Last weekend, the twenty fourth annual Reproductive Rights Conference for Student and Community Activists was held at Hampshire College. The event featured a variety of two-hour workshops and free HIV testing. There were...

Understanding eating disorders with Dr. Anita Johnston

By Kaitlyn Bigica

April 15, 2010

Filed under Health&Wellness

Each year, on Nov. 11, the date of their daughter Tara’s birthday, John and Maureen Sheehan hold “Run For Tara,” an event to raise money for eating disorder awareness in memory of Tara’s death from anorexia.  Money raised...

Potty talk “What’s My Pee Telling Me?”

By Lily Hicks

March 21, 2010

Filed under Health&Wellness

Poop. Everybody does it; no one wants to talk about it – or rather, no one wants to talk about it seriously. With the five-and-under demographic monopolizing what little open conversation exists today regarding urine, feces an...